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Martha Colburn: Imagined Histories

Martha Colburn crafts frenetic stop-motion films using puppets, collages, paint-on- glass techniques, and idiosyncratic music. With her “surrealist satires”...

 “Be the Change: Tools for a Movement”, Maytum Convocation Lecture by Cameron Kasky

Cameron Kasky will be the 2019-2020 Maytum Convocation Lecturer and Williams Visiting Professor. His presentation, “Be the Change: Tools for a Movement”...

50th Anniversary Gala Pops Concert at the Rockefeller Arts Center

Rockefeller Arts Center presents 50th Anniversary Gala Pops Concert King Concert Hall, Reserved Seating Level I : $50.00, Level II: $40.00, Level III:...

Exhibition Reception: Martha Colburn

The Marion Art Gallery presents Martha Colburn: Imagined Histories Featuring five stop motion animations (2008-2017) and related collages by Colburn: Myth...

The Grapes of Wrath - Walter Gloor Mainstage Series

The stage version of John Steinbeck’s classic novel was a winner of both the 1990 Tony Award and Outer Critics Circle Award. Holding to the simplicity and...

US Navy Band Commodores Jazz Ensemble

Kristine Hsia, a 2010 Fredonia graduate and past Pops Series performer, returns as lead vocalist with the U.S. Navy’s elite jazz ensemble. This 18-member...

Fredonia Dance Ensemble Chamber Concert

The Fredonia Dance Ensemble kicks off its performance season with an evening of dances by faculty choreographers Anthony Alterio, Angela DiFiore, Paul...

Cendrillion (Cinderella) by the Hillman Opera

Set to a French libretto by Henri Caïn, Jules Massenet’s opera classic is based on Perrault’s 1698 version of the Cinderella fairy tale. The Hillman Opera...

Mystery Solved: The Disappearance of Michael C. Rockefeller

Learn about the life and tragic death of the man for whom the arts center is named in a special free lecture by Carl Hoffman, noted journalist and author....

The Wolves - Walter Gloor Mainstage Series

From the safety of their suburban world, a girls’ indoor soccer team navigates big questions and wages tiny battles with the vigor of a pack of adolescent...

Senior Show

Paintings, drawings, sculpture, illustrations, and graphic design by Adanna Akamnonu, Anais Cantres, Kai Ellsworth, Kristin Johnson, Katherine Williamson,...

The Chipper Experience: Where Magic and Comedy Collide! - Kaleidoscope Family Series

Chipper Lowell has been described as an “artistic cyclone of talent and comedy.” Onstage, he’s doling out witty remarks, presenting bizarre feats of original...

Christmas Pops: The Swingles

The Swingles’ unique a capella sound mixes jazz, baroque, folk and more. What better way to get into the holiday spirit than with songs of good cheer from...

Contrasts in Clay: Kwok-Pong Tso and Susan Beiner

Susan Beiner’s wild and unruly botanical compositions contrast with Kwok-Pong “Bobby” Tso’s sleek machines and architectural models. But both ceramic artists...

Exhibition Reception: Kwok-Pong Tso and Susan Beiner, Contrasts in Clay

Susan Beiner’s wild and unruly botanical compositions contrast with Kwok-Pong “Bobby” Tso’s sleek machines and architectural models. But both ceramic artists...

Peter Pan by Dufflebag Theatre - Kaleidoscope Family Series

The boy and the laughs will fly as DuffleBag Theatre returns with its unique take on this classic tale. This company has made a name around the world with...

BFA Dance Senior Projects

Join the graduating seniors of Fredonia’s BFA Dance program as they present their senior capstone concert. With choreography and performance by Ever Chavez,...

Silent Sky - Walter Gloor Mainstage Series

This “startling, entertaining true story of a brilliant, history-making woman — hitherto unknown to many...” follows 19th-century astronomer Henrietta...

Emily Mae Smith

Internationally renowned artist Emily Mae Smith uses humor and art historical references to comment on current socio-political (especially feminist) issues....

Joshua Kane performs Borders of the Mind - The Psychic Show for the Whole Family

Can he read your mind, or are you reading his? Discover your inner superhero in Mentalist Joshua Kane’s amazing interactive performance. Entire audiences...

Sweet Charity - Walter Gloor Mainstage Series

The musical explores the turbulent love life of Charity Hope Valentine, a hopelessly romantic but comically unfortunate dance hall hostess. Musical numbers...

Senior Show I

Features artwork in all mediums by graduating seniors

Fredonia Dance Ensemble, 14th Annual Performance - Walter Gloor Mainstage Series

The Fredonia Dance Ensemble returns for its 14th annual performances. Featuring choreography by faculty and guest artists, the Fredonia Dance Ensemble...

Senior Show II

Featuring artwork in all mediums by graduating seniors

Commencement Eve Pops: Salute to the Big Apple

From Duke Ellington’s classic “Take the A Train” and Frank Sinatra’s iconic “New York, New York” to Billy Joel’s “New York State of Mind” and Weather...